Top Medical Stories for Thursday, June 6th

Medicine and health

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)– Here are today’s top medical stories from our partners at Ivanhoe Communications.

Lifestyle Factors and Heart Health A multi-center study has discovered a significant link between lifestyle factors and heart health, adding more evidence in support of regular exercise, eating a Mediterranean-style diet, keeping a normal weight, and not smoking.

Obsessive Compulsive? Surgery Can Help New research determined that psychosurgery is an effective and safe treatment for people with severe obsessive compulsive disorder whose symptoms were not relieved by traditional treatments.

Antibiotics Doubles Risk of Kidney Disease A study found the risk of acute kidney disease is doubled for people taking oral fluoroquinolone antibiotics.

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